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FG Unveils Tax Awareness ‘Thursdays’ in Abuja

Following the official launch of the voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Federal Government has unveiled...

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria’s Labour Population Gradually Depleting- NEPWHAN

…Wants 15% of total National Budget for Health.   Unless urgent steps are taken by the Federal states and Local Governments to properly fund HIV/AIDS control,...
CBN Governor

CBN Pumps $195m into Forex Market 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pumped $195 million into key segments of the foreign exchange (forex) market. The forex inflow, which came on...

Etisalat vs Banks: CBN, NCC intervene to save jobs, Asset Stripping

Following the deepening crisis between Etisalat and a consortium of 13 Nigerian Banks over a syndicated loan of about US$1.2 billion granted the telecom...

Still On Patronizing Made In Nigeria Goods

Almost a year ago, the federal government kicked-started the campaign on made-in-Nigeria goods, a move designed to encourage Nigerians to patronise locally-produced goods and...

Compulsory Insurance And Nigeria’s Economy

Insurance in Nigeria started gaining ground in the early part of the nineteenth century. The British Bank of West Africa started operating as an...

Tackling The Alarming Rate Of Cyber Crime In Nigeria-

The internet is one of the fastest-growing areas of technical infrastructure development in Nigeria and the world at large. Cyberspace is a world that...

FG mulls intervention to rescue Etisalat

The Federal Government has intensified efforts at rescuing the Etisalat-Nigeria from debt crisis as the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stepped into the crisis, reminding...

NNPC Crashes Diesel Price Nationwide by 42%

Price of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), also known as Diesel, has crashed to about 42% nationwide, a huge downslide over the last six months,...
CBN Governor

Again, CBN Injects $413m into  Inter-Bank 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to the tune of 413.5 million dollars to further shore...
NASS President Bukola Saraki

Saraki Trial: A Product of Anger Taking too Far- By Labaran Saleh

Saraki Trial: A Product of Anger Taking too Far- By Labaran Saleh Perhaps the biggest wrong step of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at...
CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele: Three Years of Impressive Scorecard

Mr. Godwin Emefiele marked three years in office on June 3rd, 2017, as the helmsman of the nation’s apex bank. Prior to his appointment,...

SON: Over 50% of imported goods is counterfeit

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Director-General, Mr. Osita Aboloma has lamented the large presence of fake, counterfeit and sub-standard goods in the country. He...
barrel

Nigeria Loses $2.5b Yearly to Gas Flaring

The Senate has declared that Nigeria is losing $2.5 billion yearly to gas flaring. This is just as it began moves to enact a legislation...
Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President Osinbajo’s 30 Key Points on Democracy Day

Acting President Osinbajo’s 30 Key Points on Democracy Day The Economic Confidential presents below the 30 Key Points from the Speech of Acting President Prof....
Lagos Governor Ambode

2016 Viability Index: Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined

Annual State Viability Index: 36 States Generate N801bn of IGR Against N2.6trn from Federation Account Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined … Economic Viable...
President Muhammadu Buhari

FG approves closure of 5 Expensive Foreign Missions

FG approves closure of 5 Expensive Foreign Missions The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the closure of five foreign missions and embassies, Minister of...

Senate Passes PIB into law, Approves Creation of two Firms

Senate Passes PIB into law, Approves Creation of two Firms The Senate has broken over 15 years jinx by passing into law the most awaited...

Commonwealth African countries to discuss priorities for reviving world trade

Amid an unprecedented global trade slowdown, African policy-makers, negotiators and trade analysts will meet on 25-26 May 2017 in Mauritius to discuss priorities for...

Investments Return with $20bn in Oil Sector – Barkindo

The oil industry is reversing ‘cut backs’ trend with the investment of around $20 billion in the energy sector in the US for the...

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